Lex Borghans (Ph.D. Maastricht University) is professor of labor economics and social policy at the department of economics and the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Maastricht University. He is member of the Dutch Education Council. In his research he focused on adjustment processes in the labor market, and the impact of computers on the structure of earnings and the division of labor. Currently his main research activities concern non-cognitive skills, educational production, and educational choice.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2002.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2865
published in: Edward Lazear and Katryn Shaw (eds.), The Structure of Wages: An International Comparisons, NBER and University of Chicago Press, 2008
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2466
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43 (4), 815-858
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2429
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46 (1), 2-12
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2021
published in: Applied Economics, 2007, 39 (13), 1663-1678
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1709
published in: Economic Journal, 2006, 116 (509), F45-F72
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1597
published in: Economics and Human Biology, 2006, 4(1), 39-61
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1494
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2014, 67 (2), 287-334
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1107
published in: European Economic Review, 2007, 51 (3), 715-748
IZA Discussion Paper No. 907
published in: Applied Economics, 2005, 37 (9), 1073-1088